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2016-07-28

MarketWatch First Take: Facebook’s rapid growth is about to slow down

Don’t get too giddy about the heady growth Facebook reported Wednesday, because the company threw up a giant caution sign in its conference call.

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2016-07-27

The Wall Street Journal: Obama, Democratic heavy hitters set to vouch for Clinton’s credentials

President Barack Obama planned to vouch for Hillary Clinton’s foreign-policy credentials in a speech Wednesday intended to rebut Republican criticism of her record as secretary of state.

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The Wall Street Journal: Tim Kaine tries to win over skeptics at DNC

Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia was set to accept the Democratic vice presidential nomination Wednesday night, introducing himself to a national audience as well as liberal colleagues within his own party who are skeptical about his centrist record on economic…

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The Wall Street Journal: China’s Taikang Life Insurance reveals 13.5% stake in Sotheby’s

Taikang Life Insurance Co. has disclosed a 13.5% stake in Sotheby’s, citing a “positive view” of the auction company’s prospects as well as potential interest in a board seat.

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The Wall Street Journal: Alcoa plans to boost stock with 1-for-3 reverse split

Alcoa Inc. plans to cut the number of its publicly traded shares with a 1-for-3 reverse stock split, as the aluminum maker prepares to split into two companies.

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The Wall Street Journal: Shaken by terror attacks, France vows to step up security

French authorities pledged to boost security at high-profile events this summer after the slaying of a priest by Islamist radicals, as officials deepened their investigation into the latest terror attack to stun Europe.

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The Moneyologist: My son won’t let me see his kids unless I change my $10 million will

This father set up a trust for his kids — but one son wants more.

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The Number One: The best-selling airplane of all time may not be No. 1 for much longer

This flying workhorse has helped advance the jet age.

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NewsWatch: Facebook earnings send stock zooming to record high, topping Exxon: Live blog

Facebook Inc. is expected to report second-quarter earnings after the market closes on Wednesday. Analysts anticipate growth in both active users and ad revenue. They'll also likely have their eye on Facebook's mobile strategy, particularly related to its photo-sharing app…

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The Wall Street Journal: Alere shares plummet after feds launch criminal probe into billing

Federal investigators are seeking information about government-billing practices at Alere Inc., adding to a litany of woes at the diagnostic-testing company, as it seeks to complete a deal to sell itself.

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Market Extra: Why gold prices spiked after the Fed decision

Gold futures rally in electronic trading late Wednesday, even though the U.S. Federal Reserve hinted at the possibility of an increase rate increase in September.

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